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I only got one key FOB with my new JKU Rubicon. Did anyone get two from the dealer?





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I received two. But a colleague of my is in the process of buying a TRX, dealer have informed him it only comes with one key and FCA will send a second later. Apparently a chip shortage is affecting key supply. I imagine it's across the board and very recent.
 

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It's the microchip shortage. A lot of the major auto companies are doing this, and it's even across the industry - anything using a microchip is facing a shortage.

They had a choice:
Ship with one key, or run out in 1/2 the time and stop production. I know the decision I would have made....
 

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I was lucky to get 2 with my 21 but I did hear about the chip shortage on a Facebook group. Saw a screen shot from FCA if I remember correctly.
 

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Should be 2. It could be an oversight or it could be the microchip shortage. I would definitely say something. I'd give them some leeway if it's due to the microchip shortage but I'd absolutely want two eventually. Gotta have a spare key!
 

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I got two. Just make sure you are on a "list" for your second one if it's because of the chip situation.

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Could be shortage but have you checked the bag with the manual? I was walking out and realized I didn’t have a 2nd key and they had it in the bag.
 
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Could be shortage but have you checked the bag with the manual? I was walking out and realized I didn’t have a 2nd key and they had it in the bag.
 
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Good point, not there. I asked dealer when I picked-up the vehicle and he stated that they only give on key. (I didn't believe him!!!)
 

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Should be 2. It could be an oversight or it could be the microchip shortage. I would definitely say something. I'd give them some leeway if it's due to the microchip shortage but I'd absolutely want two eventually. Gotta have a spare key!
Lots of companies would ding you on trade in also. I know I would take at least $500 if I was buying a used a vehicle with one key. So I would stay on top of the dealer to get with FCA on getting a second key.

EDIT: Or whatever Chrysler is called these days...
 

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Good point, not there. I asked dealer when I picked-up the vehicle and he stated that they only give on key. (I didn't believe him!!!)
This has been discussed on these forums in another thread. Due to the chip shortage, new 2021 JLs (as of now) are being delivered with only 1 key. The dealer will owe you and get you the 2nd key once they become available.
 
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This has been discussed on these forums in another thread. Due to the chip shortage, new 2021 JLs (as of now) are being delivered with only 1 key. The dealer will owe you and get you the 2nd key once they become available.
Thanks, makes sense. Dealer here is top notch so I will follow up with them. Again, thanks
 

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Alan, who's your dealer in Charlotte? Lake Norman? I did talk to them but ended up at Spartanburg. Haven't been to the dealer for anything since, but the sales experience was fine.

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